club sports

Water polo: WU’s greatest (club) sports dynasty

Washington University’s club water polo team has won four consecutive national championships.

Dorian DeBose | Staff Reporter

Club and intramural sports provide athletic opportunities beyond varsity

Washington University has an assortment of fitness groups that are geared toward everyone from serious athletes to those who just want to stay in shape; through varsity, club and intramural sports, students have all kinds of opportunities to be physically active. 

Most people on the Danforth Campus know that varsity sports compete officially in the NCAA, but many are less clear on the nature of club and intramural sports.

Isaac Jacobson | Freshman Press Reporter

Club sports teams close fall seasons at nationals

Though the top-ranked Washington University women’s soccer team missed out on a travel opportunity to San Antonio for this weekend’s national semifinals, the women’s club soccer players had punched their tickets to the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA) Soccer Championships Nov. 21-23 in Phoenix.

| Senior Sports Editor

Club water polo captures national championship

The Washington University men’s club water polo team claimed its first Division III club national championship this past weekend. The Bears traveled to Hamilton College in upstate New York to participate in the tournament. “This year’s team has been very positive and focused,” captain Eric Potter, a senior, said.

| Sports Editor

Men’s volleyball exhibition a big step for club team

While the members of the Washington University women’s volleyball team have their eyes set on another national championship, they’re not the only volleyball players on campus who have high hopes for their future.

| Senior Sports Editor

Club squash prepares for nationals in rookie season

The Washington University club squash team will compete for the Collegiate Squash Association Hawthorn Cup in its inaugural season. The cup is awarded to the champion of the “G” division.

| Sports Reporter

Men’s Club Golf Looking to Become Varsity

In the wake of the women’s golf team’s quick successes, including reaching the NCAA Championship in its second year of existence, junior Zack Cupkovic and freshman Kyle Bank are working with Washington University’s Athletic Department in an effort to transform the club golf team into a varsity program. If successful, Washington University will field a men’s golf team for the first time since 1992, when the sport fell victim to budget cuts.

| Sports Reporter

Club volleyball hosts first tourney

While the girls are away, the guys did play. For the first time in at least four years, the men’s club volleyball team, which is reestablishing itself on the club scene, hosted a tournament in the Athletic Complex.

| Senior Sports Editor

Wash U. club sports scene

As incoming freshmen, many of you have questions about the Wash. U. club scene. Club sports, that is.

| Sports Editor

Staying fit on campus

Due to the wide variety of deliciously unhealthy food available on campus at any time of the day or night, the Freshman 15 is a big concern for many students; here are some tips to avoid gaining weight during your freshman year.

| Scene Online Editor

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